Marsh Charles Pte 4454288

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Personnel Entry

Pte C Marsh's CWGC headstone.
Pte C Marsh's CWGC headstone.

Name Marsh Charles
Army number 4454288
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research indicates that Marsh was born in Hartlepool in 1921, mother's maiden surname Rayner.
Age 20
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date but probably early 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably September 1939. Served Iceland. DIED in Iceland 15/9/41 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 15-Sep-41
Home address Resident of Durham City. His parents were David and Margaret Marsh (nee Rayner) of 24 Surtees Street, West Hartlepool. Buried Grave C38. 5. Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

To see Private Marsh's commemorative record, please clickhere.

To see details of the War Memorial on which he is commemorated in Hartlepool, please click here.

Investigations are currently underway with the Ministry of Defence to ascertain if his records hold any other information on the cause of his death. This page will be further updated if additional information is received.